Movie Remake

Sam Raimi to Produce MGM’s ‘Poltergeist’ Remake

by Borys Kit, Source: The Hollywood Reporter Sam Raimi is boarding MGM’s Poltergeist. The filmmaker, who got his start with the Evil Dead horror movies, will produce the remake of the 1982 film — which Steven Spielberg produced and co-scripted from his original story — with Nathan Kahane, Roy Lee,

American Reunion Helmers Go Back to the Future?

by Max Nicholson, Source: IGN Hurwitz and Schlossberg reveal their pipe dream franchise. American Reunion directors Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg have just inked a two-year deal with Universal. Now the question is, are there any other dormant franchises that the writer-director team are looking to tackle? According to Moviehole,

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles no longer mutants? Really, Michael Bay?

By Trent Moore, Source: Oh, Michael Bay. Already the bane of most fanboys for his explosively ridiculous (literally) Transformers film series, the blockbuster producer has now teased some upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tweaks that will likely merit even more scorn from sci-fi fans. Namely, they won’t actually be

They’re remaking Day of the Triffids (and you can thank Sam Raimi)

By Don Kaye, Source: The British sci-fi classic The Day of the Triffids is headed to the big screen once again … and this time Sam Raimi is behind the project. Raimi, director of the Evil Dead and Spider-Man films, is putting his producer hat on for a new

Look who’s replacing Bruce Campbell’s big chin in Evil Dead remake

By Trent Moore, Source: There may not be an Ash in the upcoming Evil Dead remake, but the flick has booked the new male lead who will have to fill Bruce Campbell’s rather large shoes: Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood). Fernandez likely won’t be the deadite-killer of the film,

Total Recall’s official (and Mars-less!) synopsis revealed

By Jeff Spry, Source: News from the Colin Farrell-led, mega-budget Total Recall remake camp has been kinda quiet lately, with barely a peep from the Mars-less marvel. But don’t worry—Kuato still lives! And Sony is stirring its summer beast from its slumber with an official synopsis. Wake up and

Spoiler alert: Casting company leaks Akira reboot synopsis

By Marc Bernardin, Source: We know that Tron’s Garret Hedlund is playing Kaneda in Warner’s Americanized remake of the manga and anime classic Akira—and that names like Kristen Stewart and Ken Watanabe are being floated for other roles—but we’ve only just now got a real sense of how the

Bill Paxton Set To Direct Big Screen Version Of Kung Fu

By Mark Cassidy, Source: Comic Book No, not the Marvel comics character Shang-Chi, but a movie version of the ’70s Tv show which starred David Carradine and also had a comic book series. Deadline has the details.. I’m sure any CBMer of a certain age, or even those wise

James Cameron’s Fantastic Voyage is a doomed ‘love story’

By Marc Bernardin, source: Before the Avatar mastermind James Cameron heads back to Pandora, he’s working with Reel Steel director Shawn Levy to remake Fantastic Voyage, the trippy ’60s bodyscape adventure. And, of course, Cameron’s injecting a little Titanic into the mix. Cameron and Levy are about two-thirds of

We Don’t Know Who The Crow Is, But It’s Not Bradley Cooper Any More

by Hannah Shaw-Williams, Source: Bleeding My guess? He saw a sketch of the make-up he was going to have to wear and fled the building. No, apparently it’s down to “scheduling conflicts”, and here’s the kicker: the scheduling conflict in question is the upcoming adaptation of John Milton’s Paradise

Fright Night 2 Being Planned, May Star David Tennant And McLovin

by Josh Tyler for Director Craig Gillespie’s remake of Fright Night won’t be out till August, but if any of what we saw during out visit behind the scenes pans out, there’s a chance that this particular redo could be really good. Apparently DreamWorks agrees, because internally at least,

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